"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.